Sunday 24 September

In the Footsteps of the Pentrich Rebels of 1817: (Heage and Lower Hartshay)


Length & Grading: 6 miles. Moderate.


The walk follows in the footsteps of the rebels in 1817 and visits historic sites from the time, Heage Windmill, Morley Park Ironworks and the Cromford Canal, with views across the Amber Valley. The route crosses fields, follows the old canal and is along roads through Heage itself. A number of stiles are crossed and the path descends quite steeply between Heage and Sawmills. (10-15 stiles). Parking on the road in Lower Hartshay (NOT in the small pub car park).


Starting Point: The George Inn, 56, Main Road, Lower Hartshay, Ripley DE5 3RP. Grid Ref: SK 380 515.


Start Time: 10am. Finish: 1pm.


Booking: Booking is recommended for all the walks and essential for some. You can just turn up if you prefer or have not made a reservation, but we cannot guarantee being able to take you if you do not book in advance.


Free Parking
Toilet en route
Dogs Allowed
Morley Park

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Risley Historical Walk


Length & Grading: 2 miles, Easy.


Risley has a long history and we will see some of the listed buildings before walking to a vantage point to view the village. Optional refreshments available at the finish. (No stiles). Parking on Derby Road by Village Hall and Church.


Starting Point: All Saints Church, Derby Road, Risley DE72 3SU. Grid Ref: SK 462 357.


Start Time: 2pm. Finish: 4pm.


Booking: Booking is recommended for all the walks and essential for some. You can just turn up if you prefer or have not made a reservation, but we cannot guarantee being able to take you if you do not book in advance.


Free Parking
Accessible by bus
Dogs Allowed
Toilet en route
Children Welcome
Risley Church

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